POSEN, Ill (CBS) — A woman was struck and killed on I-57 in Posen after exiting a car on the expressway, police said.
The woman got out of a vehicle that was pulled over when a passing car struck and killed her north of 147th Street around 2:30 a.m., Illinois State Police said.READ MORE: Chicago's Famed Palmer House Reopens With Millions Of Dollars In Renovations
The driver of the other car stayed at the scene.
The woman was identified as Shante S. Williams, 23, of the West Englewood neighborhood.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares Racism A Public Health Crisis In Chicago; 'It Is Literally Killing Us'
Outbound I-57 was closed between 127th Street and Sibley Boulevard for more than four hours.
Lanes were reopened shortly before 7 a.m.MORE NEWS: CTA Stops Will Soon Be Vaccination Stations Throughout The City
An investigation is ongoing.